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Thursday Night Highlight Zone: City, LOVC, Cumberland

WAND Sports - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:55
Click the video above for highlights from all over the WAND viewing area! The City tournament kicks off in Springfield, Okaw Valley takes the girls LOVC NW title thanks to Paige Robinson's 40 points and Neoga wins the Battle for Cumberland County against Cumberland. BOYS (2) Lanphier 80, Springfield High 48 (City Tournament -- Day 1) (5) Southeast 59, Sacred Heart-Griffin 31 (City Tournament -- Day 1) Neoga 51, Cumberland 43 (Battle for Cumberland County) GIRLS (4) Monticello 62, Ma...
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Thursday Night Highlight Zone: City, LOVC, Cumberland

WAND Sports - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 00:55
Click the video above for highlights from all over the WAND viewing area! The City tournament kicks off in Springfield, Okaw Valley takes the girls LOVC NW title thanks to Paige Robinson's 40 points and Neoga wins the Battle for Cumberland County against Cumberland. BOYS (2) Lanphier 80, Springfield High 48 (City Tournament -- Day 1) (5) Southeast 59, Sacred Heart-Griffin 31 (City Tournament -- Day 1) Neoga 51, Cumberland 43 (Battle for Cumberland County) GIRLS (4) Monticello 62, Ma...
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History in Underwood's favor when it comes to 0-6 Illini

WAND Sports - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:08
CHAMPAIGN -- Brad Underwood finds himself in the exact same position as last year: 0-6 in conference play. The first year Illini coach can only hope history repeats itself, starting tomorrow night at Wisconsin. In his first year at Oklahoma State, his Cowboys would catch fire after an 0-6 start and go on to make the NCAA tournament.
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History in Underwood's favor when it comes to 0-6 Illini

WAND Sports - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:08
CHAMPAIGN -- Brad Underwood finds himself in the exact same position as last year: 0-6 in conference play. The first year Illini coach can only hope history repeats itself, starting tomorrow night at Wisconsin. In his first year at Oklahoma State, his Cowboys would catch fire after an 0-6 start and go on to make the NCAA tournament.
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ISU wins, Millikin loses in 309 rivalry doubleheader

WAND Sports - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:54
BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL -- It was a Central Illinois rivalry doubleheader on Wednesday night, with four rivals playing seven minutes away from each other. At Redbird Arena, Illinois State took the 125th all-time meeting between the Redbirds and the Braves of Bradley 70-57. Milik Yarbrough posted a game-high 20 points to go with a season-high 11 rebounds. He also made all 12 of his free throw attempts. Healthy center Daouda N'Diaye had perhaps his best game of the season with 8 points, 12 ...
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Lincoln's Alexander keeps foot on gas in 42nd year

WAND Sports - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:20
LINCOLN -- Neil Alexander has no shortage of accolades: Hall of Fame, president of the IBCA, 792 career wins, four trips to State -- on and on. But this year his mark on the Lincoln Railer community became more visible, literally. The school dedicated the court at Roy S. Anderson Gymnasium in Alexander's honor, complete with his signature. Getting Alexander to comment on his own success? Good luck with that. That's why WAND's Gordon Voit showed up unannounced to interview the L...
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Lincoln's Alexander keeps foot on gas in 42nd year

WAND Sports - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 00:20
LINCOLN -- Neil Alexander has no shortage of accolades: Hall of Fame, president of the IBCA, 792 career wins, four trips to State -- on and on. But this year his mark on the Lincoln Railer community became more visible, literally. The school dedicated the court at Roy S. Anderson Gymnasium in Alexander's honor, complete with his signature. Getting Alexander to comment on his own success? Good luck with that. That's why WAND's Gordon Voit showed up unannounced to interview the L...
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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 1/16

WAND Sports - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:59
Click the video to view highlights from a trio of boys games and the Teutopolis-Highland girls game in this Tuesday Night Highlight Zone! Boys Scoreboard St. Teresa 55, Clinton 44 MacArthur 50, Glenwood 44 Champaign Central 84, Alton 50 Williamsville 53, Maroa-Forsyth 34 Calvary 61, LSA 55 Eisenhower @ Jacksonville (Rescheduled for Wednesday at JHS, 7:30 p.m.) Taylorville 78, Pana 44 Nokomis 53, Hillsboro 35 Central A&M 79, Tuscola 53 Mt. Pulaski 67, Sangamon Valley 27 Shelbyvill...
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Tuesday Night Highlight Zone: 1/16

WAND Sports - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:59
Click the video to view highlights from a trio of boys games and the Teutopolis-Highland girls game in this Tuesday Night Highlight Zone! Boys Scoreboard St. Teresa 55, Clinton 44 MacArthur 50, Glenwood 44 Champaign Central 84, Alton 50 Williamsville 53, Maroa-Forsyth 34 Calvary 61, LSA 55 Eisenhower @ Jacksonville (Rescheduled for Wednesday at JHS, 7:30 p.m.) Taylorville 78, Pana 44 Nokomis 53, Hillsboro 35 Central A&M 79, Tuscola 53 Mt. Pulaski 67, Sangamon Valley 27 Shelbyvill...
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MacArthur already doubles win total under 'Coach Dubb'

WAND Sports - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:09
DECATUR -- His official name is Mike Williams, but you can call him "Dubb". MacArthur's first-year head coach and the Lady Generals are off to a strong 12-8 start to the season thanks to an exciting group of players that includes freshman center Quincienia Jackson (7.7 ppg, 4.1 rpg) and freshman point guard Taya Davis (7.8 ppg, 3.8 apg, 2.8 spg) plus leading scorer Jayda Dees (13.1 ppg, 4.1 spg) and senior Courtnee Riley (7.7 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.8 spg). The Generals average nea...
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MacArthur already doubles win total under 'Coach Dubb'

WAND Sports - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 01:09
DECATUR -- His official name is Mike Williams, but you can call him "Dubb". MacArthur's first-year head coach and the Lady Generals are off to a strong 12-8 start to the season thanks to an exciting group of players that includes freshman center Quincienia Jackson (7.7 ppg, 4.1 rpg) and freshman point guard Taya Davis (7.8 ppg, 3.8 apg, 2.8 spg) plus leading scorer Jayda Dees (13.1 ppg, 4.1 spg) and senior Courtnee Riley (7.7 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 2.8 spg). The Generals average nea...
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Tupper's Take: Football chat, update on Lovie Smith's OC search

WAND Sports - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:53
On the latest edition of Tupper's Take Mark offers his perspective on a blazing hot start for the sport of football in 2018. The guys also have the latest on Lovie Smith's search for a new offensive coordinator.
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Tupper's Take: Football chat, update on Lovie Smith's OC search

WAND Sports - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:53
On the latest edition of Tupper's Take Mark offers his perspective on a blazing hot start for the sport of football in 2018. The guys also have the latest on Lovie Smith's search for a new offensive coordinator.
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Cardinals Caravan rolls through Decatur

WAND Sports - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:47
DECATUR -- A cavalcade of baseball stars were on hand for the Cardinals Caravan at the Decatur Hotel and Conference Center Monday. Luke Voit, Alex Reyes, Sam Tuivailala, Dakota Hudson, and Ray King signed autographs and answered questions from hundreds of fans.
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Cardinals Caravan rolls through Decatur

WAND Sports - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 21:47
DECATUR -- A cavalcade of baseball stars were on hand for the Cardinals Caravan at the Decatur Hotel and Conference Center Monday. Luke Voit, Alex Reyes, Sam Tuivailala, Dakota Hudson, and Ray King signed autographs and answered questions from hundreds of fans.
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Illini hoping for complete performance at Nebraska

WAND Sports - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:38
CHAMPAIGN -- One good half, one bad half. That pretty much sums up the Big Ten season for Illinois so far, and it's why they're all alone in last place. The Illini (10-8, 0-5) are hoping to change that, and put together 40 minutes of quality basketball at Nebraska (12-7, 3-3) Monday at 8 pm CT. Trent Frazier and Brad Underwood talked about their latest setback against Iowa - click the video above to watch.
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Illini hoping for complete performance at Nebraska

WAND Sports - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 17:38
CHAMPAIGN -- One good half, one bad half. That pretty much sums up the Big Ten season for Illinois so far, and it's why they're all alone in last place. The Illini (10-8, 0-5) are hoping to change that, and put together 40 minutes of quality basketball at Nebraska (12-7, 3-3) Monday at 8 pm CT. Trent Frazier and Brad Underwood talked about their latest setback against Iowa - click the video above to watch.
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Southern Illinois rallies past Illinois State

WAND Sports - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:08
CARBONDALE -- Southern Illinois erased a 14-point deficit in the second half to beat Illinois State, 74-70 on Saturday. Armon Fletcher scored a game-high 26 points for the Salukis, while Phil Fayne led the Redbirds with 24 points.
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Southern Illinois rallies past Illinois State

WAND Sports - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 22:08
CARBONDALE -- Southern Illinois erased a 14-point deficit in the second half to beat Illinois State, 74-70 on Saturday. Armon Fletcher scored a game-high 26 points for the Salukis, while Phil Fayne led the Redbirds with 24 points.
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B.C.C. doubles up St. Teresa, MacArthur downs Uni High

WAND Sports - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 21:59
DECATUR -- High school fans were treated to a pair of games in the Soy City Saturday night with St. Teresa hosting Bloomington Central Catholic and MacArthur hosting Normal University.
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